A loan of $700 helped a member to purchase fertilizers.


Hermankono Diès 5 Group's story

The group "Hermankono Diès 5" is part of the cooperative Hermankono Diès 5 and is located in Divo, a town in eastern Cote d'Ivoire and about two hour's drive from Abidjan. The group is composed of five persons.

Marcelin is 29 years old, and he is a member of the group Hermankono Diès 5. He takes care of eight persons at home. He has been a part of the cooperative COOBAD for two years, and he has 3 hectares of certified cocoa.

Thanks to loans, he is going to be able to purchase some fertilizers for his plantation. These products will enable him to augment his production and thus to increase his revenues.

With the additional money, he wants to establish an oil palm plantation.

In this group: Attoungbré Noel, Moussa, Moussa, Fousseni, Kouadio Marcelin
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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